The Gruffalo's Child

The Gruffalo's Child

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A mini hardback gift edition of The Gruffalo's Child - one of the world's favourite picture books.

This classic snowy adventure featuring everyone's favourite characters from the deep dark wood has delighted children and adults around the world for more than ten years. Created by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the most successful picture book partnership ever, this sequel to The Gruffalo is a genuine modern classic in its own right.

This miniature gift edition has an exquisitely designed cover featuring stunning silhouette artwork from Axel Scheffler in shiny foil, and the high quality hardback has extra-thick paper and a deluxe finish.

It's the perfect little gift for big Gruffalo fans!
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 126 x 155 x 9mm | 140g
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • w. numerous col. ill.
  • 1447284593
  • 9781447284598
  • 56,935

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The Gruffalo's Child achieves the impossible - an even more endearing, witty and delightful book than its parent. The Bookseller
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A variation on the relationship between the canny mouse and the gentle but huge and ugly Gruffalo, so deliciously played out in The Gruffalo, is wittily recreated in this welcome encore. * The Guardian * The Gruffalo's Child achieves the impossible - an even more endearing, witty and delightful book than its parent. * The Bookseller *
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About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs - and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children's Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with a CBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognizable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.
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6,157 ratings
4.32 out of 5 stars
5 52% (3,210)
4 31% (1,892)
3 15% (897)
2 2% (132)
1 0% (26)
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